MAYOR of Belgrade prof. Dr. Zoran Radojicic and the Governor of St. Petersburg Aleksandar Beglov visited the National Museum today as part of a several-day visit of a delegation from the Russian Federation to Belgrade.
The event was attended by the Secretary of Culture Ivan Karl and the Director of the National Museum Bojana Borić Brešković.
– We had the opportunity to introduce the high delegation from the Russian Federation to the Serbian heritage. All our conversations are based on centuries-old, good relations, friendship and brotherhood, as well as the Orthodox heritage of the two peoples – Radojicic pointed out.
The mayor pointed out that one of the topics of conversation and the signed Agreement on Cooperation between the two cities is certainly the improvement of cultural cooperation.
– The cooperation between the museums from St. Petersburg and Belgrade is one of the main reasons for today’s tour. The cooperation of experts from the National Museum in Belgrade and the Hermitage Museum has been agreed, while the ultimate goal is to set up exhibitions with exhibits from this largest, but also other Petrograd museums for the citizens of Belgrade – Radojicic announced.
Radojicic pointed out that the multi-day stay of the governor of St. Petersburg is very important for Belgrade.
– Belgrade can offer examples of good practice, and we are certainly always open to learn from Russian partners. St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is developing in the direction of modernization and preservation of tradition, which is what Belgrade is striving for – stated the first man of the Serbian capital.
Radojicic reminded that the third day of the visit of the high delegation of St. Petersburg was meaningful.
– The most important is the meeting with President Vučić, who supported the cooperation between the two cities, and then the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Selaković, who also supported the realization of the agreements reached – stated the Mayor of Belgrade.
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